by SJC Press Room STANDISH, MAINE - On September 11, 2018, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine hosted a breakfast event in the Stone Barn at Sebago Lake that commemorated the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 tragedy and featured remarks by Donato J. Tramuto, CEO of Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY), based in Franklin, [...]
The Saint Joseph’s College of Maine community welcomed Father Gabriel Muteru as its new College Chaplain.
Saint Joseph’s College to Receive $182,845 National Science Foundation Grant for a “Chemistry for the Community” Program
U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) announced on August 31, 2018 that Saint Joseph’s College of Maine will receive a $182,845 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for its Development and Evaluation of a Service-Learning Focused Chemistry Curriculum or “Chemistry for the Community” initiative.
The NASA-Maine Space Grant Consortium held their Celebration Day for the Maine Research Internships for Teachers and Students (MERITS) Program on the Saint Joseph’s College campus on Friday, August 3, 2018. Dr. Ryan Dorland, Assistant Professor of Sciences at Saint Joseph’s College, was awarded a one-year research grant for $20,000 from NASA through the MSGC to introduce satellite science and build nanosatellite prototypes in introductory calculus-based physics labs.
The Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) announced that the Institute for Local Food Systems Innovation at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish will take on the role of steward and convener of the Portland Region Food Foundry.
The 105th Saint Joseph’s College Commencement on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 10 AM at the Sebago Lake campus celebrated the graduation of 581 students from three countries and 39 states, including 213 students hailing from Maine.
College and Jenna Chase Recognized by Breathe Easy Coalition of Maine for Gold Star Standard of Excellence
At an awards ceremony held in Augusta on March 29, 2018, Saint Joseph’s College received the Gold Star Standard of Excellence for the third year in a row, and Jenna Chase ‘11, of Windham, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Fitness & Wellness, was named one of two Individual Gold Star Champions statewide.
We Are Still In: Saint Joseph’s College Joins Leaders in U.S. Economy Who Support the Paris Climate Agreement
In the wake of the Trump administration’s announcement of U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, more than a thousand leaders from 125 cities, 9 states, 902 businesses and investors, and 183 colleges and universities, including Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, have signed an open letter to the international community, supporting the Paris Agreement.
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine President James Dlugos has been named to the NCAA Division III Chancellors/Presidents Advisory Group, as was announced earlier at the NCAA Convention. Dlugos, who has served as chair of the GNAC Presidents’ Council since the 2015-16 academic year, will serve on the Presidents Advisory Group through January 2019 and will be eligible for reappointment at that time.
Fifteen Saint Joseph’s College students, who are recipients of the George Mitchell Institute Scholarships, enjoyed the extraordinary opportunity to welcome Senator George Mitchell to campus today and introduce him to their academic work in their respective programs.